Teacher: Now, the Holy Spirit takes the form of a bird, does anyone know what kind of bird?
Child: A pigeon?
Herself tells me that her class will be a lot holier by May. She is currently engaged in learning off the nine gifts and the seven fruits of the Holy Spirit. In Irish.
Its really is one of my pet peeves that the spend class time doing this preparation. My son is only in senior infants but i dread the waste of time in second class.
First confession , communion. And there is no real alternative for us pagans 🙂 This should all be done after school or at weekends.
Actually, M, you may be surprised to hear that I am inclined to agree. Not that it’s a waste of time but that it makes sense for sacrament preparation to happen outside of school time. As it is, a lot of people opt in by default and I do think it’s something that people should think about and make a conscious decision on.